Sirius XM Radio Inc. Audio Editor, DC Sports Newsroom - Part-Time in Washington, District Of Columbia

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Audio Editor, DC Sports Newsroom - Part-Time


District Of Columbia



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Job Description

Location: Washington, D.C.

Position Summary:

Audio Editor to coordinate feeds, editing of sports sound and operation of equipment. Work will include evenings, weekends, and some holidays.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Edit live interviews, identify and pull relevant soundbytes for news updates.

  • Edit live sports games, identify and pull relevant highlights for news updates.

  • Record and edit lives press conferences and teleconferences.

  • Edit games for replay.

  • Serve as the liaison between the newsroom and engineering when we have equipment issues.

  • Perform other duties as assigned including opening/closing responsibilities and troubleshooting and recitfication of issues in newsroom.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

  • None.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent, relevant experience.

  • 1 year experience with sound editing and sports newsroom operation in a fast-paced news gathering atmosphere.

Requirements and General Skills:

  • Deep understanding of sports news interviews, sports talent across all major sports.

  • Excellent time management skills, with the ability to prioritize and multi-task, and work under shifting deadlines in a fast-paced environment.

  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment.

  • Ability to pay attention to details and be organized.

  • Ability to project professionalism over the phone and in person.

  • Willingness to take initiative and to follow through on projects.

  • Strong interest in current events relating to sports.

  • Spelling, grammar, proofreading and editing skills.

  • Good public speaking and presentation skills.

  • Interpersonal skills and ability to interact and work with staff at all levels.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

  • Commitment to "internal client" and customer service principles.

  • Comfortable working with talent, artists and high-profile individuals.

  • Must have legal right to work in the U.S.

Technical Skills:

  • Experience with digital editing.

  • Experience with Dalet, Prophet, Cool Edit and Adobe Audition a plus.

  • Thorough knowledge of MS-Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access).

As an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status.

The requirements and duties described above may be modified or waived by the Company in its sole discretion without notice.

Company EEO Statement

Our goal at SiriusXM is to provide and maintain a work environment that fosters mutual respect, professionalism and cooperation. SiriusXM is an equal opportunity employer that does not discriminate on the basis of actual or perceived race, creed, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, alienage or citizenship status, age, disability or handicap, sex, gender identity, marital status, familial status, veteran status, sexual orientation or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local laws.